Archive for April, 2015

Tasting at Growler Guys

My liver was not in the greatest shape last Sunday, and there was a bottle share that afternoon. Sometimes you just have to suck it up and rally. This was one of those days.

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Notice the baby pours. The brain is strong, but the liver is weak and tender.

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Hill Farmstead Madness and Civilization #1: Super roasty and delicious. A long time ago we went through the Madness and Civilization set, and #1 was the tastiest. Fast forward half a year or so, and the beer is still fantastic.

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10 Barrel Cucumber Crush: Okay, this feels much better.

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Cigar City Double Barrel Hunahpu’s: Look at the upper left corner. His expression basically tells you how good the beer is. That is all.

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Hill Farmstead Norma: Really delicious, but it’s such a pain in the butt to trade for now! BAH VERMONT HOARDERS!!!!

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Westbrook Tequila Barrel Mexican Cake: This is the best use for tequila. It’s a terrible liquid but it isn’t so bad once it’s used to age beer! Yay beer!

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De Garde Imperial Blackberry Bu: Very tasty, but this bottle gushes. Beware.

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Toppling Goliath Assassin: This is much better than the last time I tried it. I did try batch 1 the first time, so it might just be a difference in batches. Anyways, this beer is great and is very tasty. That being said, don’t get raped on the beer forums in order to get one.

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Again, upper left for beer rating.

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DUCK DUCK GOOZE!

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15-hit combo.

I like my jam alcoholic.

No regrets.

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Binge Weekend.

My buddy from Seattle came to visit to crush some beer, we were able to deliver.

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Still poopy for the first few minutes

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Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout: Still very good, but starting to take on that bell peppery flavor.

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Beer

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Good.

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Better

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Best

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Thank god for lambic palate cleansers

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Goose Island Bourbon County Vanilla Rye: Needs 1+ years before I really like this one.

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Hill Farmstead Birth of Tragedy 2012: Carbonated, and just as good if not better than BCBVS. Top 5 stout for me.

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Mmmm, they blended.

Pit Stop.

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Imperial Blackberry Bu, Saison Deuxieme, and Saison Troisieme.